Debra Cerasa - CEO

Debra is an experienced CEO who has worked in both the public and not for profit sectors across a diverse range of businesses, including member-based organisations, working with people to lobby and advocate to achieve results. Debra has a reputation as a transformational leader who is invested in working with people to encourage them to be the best version of themselves. Recognised for her passion, energy and commitment to support individuals which stems from a career grounded as a health professional transitioning through clinical, education, management and leadership roles.

Deb provides leadership to Jobs Australia and works closely with the entire team who are committed to providing ongoing support, evidence-based advice and excellent service to our members.

  • Jenny Mercer - Executive Assistant

Policy Team

  • Simone Casey - Policy Analyst
  • Peter Defteros - Policy Analyst

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management Team

  • Michael Pegg - Workplace Relations Manager
  • Caroline Ryan - Industrial Relations Adviser
  • Rachel Takats - Industrial Relations Adviser
  • Katherine Awad - Industrial Relations Adviser
  • Emily Castle - Industrial Relations Adviser
  • Margaret Balsillie - Human Resource Management Consultant
  • Michelle Laufer - Industrial Relations Research and Support

Finance & Administration

  • Stuart Galloway - Finance Manager
  • Sofie Barlas - Accounts Manager
  • Laura Wellington - Administration Support Officer
  • Tracey Nielsen - Receptionist

Marketing & Membership

  • Mary Masters - Senior Manager, Marketing and Mambership
  • Fiona O'Connor - Member Relationship Manager